12 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in Miami.
The Anderson on 79th is part trip to the 1980s with animal print and a disco ball, part tiki-bar with palm trees and rum cocktails.
Phuc Yea is one of the most creative spots in Miami, with a Vietnamese-Cajun menu and a colorful space in MiMo.
Serving Persian food in a bright space, Fooq’s in Downtown Miami is great for anytime you need good food and a “cool place.”
Mama Tried is a new bar in Downtown Miami with a sleek interior, a pool table, an reasonably priced drinks so head here to start your night.
Head to Michael’s in the Design District for a guaranteed solid meal; whether it’s brunch or dinner, the food is always good, if a little expensive.
Macchialina is a great, slightly more casual Italian spot in Miami, and if you head to the Miami Beach spot on Thursdays, pastas are $10 all night.
Head to Pubbelly Noodle Bar in Bayshore for creative dishes like mofongo ramen during their two daily Happy Hours.
27 Restaurant is the one of the best spots in Miami Beach for a group with a varied menu and a space that looks like the home of your coolest friend.
Beaker & Gray on North Miami Ave. is where to go in Wynwood for inventive brunch options and cocktails.
Baby Jane in Brickell serves strong drinks and Japanese drinking food, like ramen and friend chicken.
Doggi’s Arepa Bar in Coral Way is where to go for traditional Venezuelan arepas and patacons.